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Disney’s new ‘Lion King’ film gets a stellar cast

Posted by Matthew on November 02, 2017
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The live action Disney remakes have been a bit of a mixed bag for me but this announcement should be enough to get anyone hyped.

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Awesome: Chiwetel Ejiofor Frontrunner To Be Bond Villain

Posted by Matthew on April 05, 2014
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Chiwetel Ejiofor

Maybe the Agent from Serenity will come back in time to menace James Bond?

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Review: 12 Years A Slave

Posted by Matthew on November 17, 2013
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12 Years A Slave

Solomon Northup was a free born black man living in Saratoga Springs, New York, in 1841. Known as a talented violin player he was approached that year by two men who identified themselves as entertainers with an offer to accompany them for several performances in New York City. He took the job and thinking it would be a short trip didn’t tell his wife. Once there they convinced him to continue with them to Washington, D.C.

Once in Washington Northup was drugged, stripped of his clothing and identification, and sold into slavery. After 12 years he was freed again and later published a memoir of his experiences. Now Steve McQueen has made a movie out of those memoirs.

It’s a movie you need to see.

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12 Years A Slave Trailer

Posted by Matthew on July 15, 2013
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12 Years A Slave

Solomon Northup was a free black man living in the Norther United States in the first half of the 1800s. In 1841 in Washington DC he was kidnapped and sold into slavery in the south and spent 12 years working plantations until his eventual released in 1853.

This film by Steve McQueen is based on Northup’s autobiography, and there is finally a trailer.

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